Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.
Bigger isn’t always better. But sometimes it is. Sometimes when you take a good thing and make it bigger, you get…well more. More utility, more versatility, more value. That’s the case with the PrismJET VJ64, the newest addition to the PrismJET printer line. Our best-selling PrismJET VJ54 is an outstanding value. But for some customers […]
ORAFOL has an impressive array of top quality cuttable and printable vinyls for sign makers. Their ORAJET product line of solvent-printable vinyls covers just about every need from temporary bus shelter posters to cast vinyl for rough wall surfaces. There’s just one thing missing. Vehicle wrap experts like Justin Pate teach ‘speed wrap’ techniques that […]
Busy sign shops with large format printers produce stunning vehicle wraps, banners, commercial window graphics, backlit signs, wall wraps and more. To produce all those cool graphics printers drink ink. To use the SIOPS business model, Ink is one of the inputs, for which pretty prints are output. The benefit of managing your inputs and […]
This post will cover all the basics of laminating and trimming your digital graphics. We’ll examine why, when and how to laminate when to use film or liquid laminates, and look at the benefits of trimmers. Hopefully, you’ll glean some tips that will eliminate costly problems and improve the quality of your products.